FITC Toronto 2008

2008-04-19 00:00:00 2008-04-22 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2008 Now in its 7th year, FITC Toronto is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the world. With some of the most unique and engaging presenters from around the world, FITC Toronto is an information blitz of presentations, demonstrations, and… Toronto FITC Toronto



Multi-touch interfaces have recently stepped out of the lab in a big way. With multi-touch products by Apple and Microsoft there is an emerging niche for interactive designers to explore. Flash is an ideal tool for exploring the potential of multi-touch systems. This session will demonstrate everything you need to get started developing for multi-touch.


Anyone interested in multi-touch but primarily developers. A basic understanding of AS3 is recommended but an intermediate knowledge of AS2 will be suitable. Anyone wanting to build their own multi-touch display.


Learn about the hardware behind a multi-touch display and how to put one together (including where to source parts). An understanding of systems used to connect Flash to a multi-touch display. Methods of using multi-touch data in Flash applications. A sample app will be demonstrated and potential applications will be discussed.